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  • Charette, B., Godet, A., Guilmette, C., Vervoort, J., Davis, D.W., Kendall, K., Lafrance, I., Bandyayera, D., and Yakymchuk, C., in press 2021, Long-lived anatexis in the exhumed middle crust from the Torngat Orogen: constraints from phase equilibria modeling and garnet, zircon, and monazite geochronology, Lithos.
  • *Du, K-Y, Cheng, H., and Vervoort, J.D., in press 2021, Integrated garnet and zircon petrochronology reveals the timing and duration of orogenic events in the North China Craton. Lithos, 382, pages 105939.


  • *Garber, J.M., Rioux, M., Kylander-Clark, A.R.C ., Hacker, B.R., Vervoort, J.D., Searle, M.P., 2020, Petrochronology of Wadi Tayin Metamorphic Sole Metasediment, With Implications for the Thermal and Tectonic Evolution of the Samail Ophiolite (Oman/UAE). Tectonics, 39, article no. e2020TC006135. DOI: 10.1029/2020TC006135.
  • *Wang, D., Fisher, C.M., Vervoort, J.D., and Cao, H., 2020, Nd isotope re-equilibration during high temperature metamorphism across an orogenic belt: Evidence from monazite and garnet. Chemical Geology, vol. 551, article no. 119751.
  • *Johnson, T.A., Vervoort, J.D., Ramsey, M.J., Southworth, S. and Mulcahy, S.R., 2020, Tectonic evolution of the Grenville Orogen in the central Appalachians, Precambrian Research, vol. 346, article no. 105740.
  • *Bauer, A.M., Vervoort, J.D., and Fisher, C.M., 2020, Unraveling the complexity of zircons from the 4.0-2.9 Ga Acasta Gneiss Complex: integration and comparison of solution and laser ablation U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotope results, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 283, pp. 85–102
  • *Affinati, S.C., Hoisch, T., Wells, M., and Vervoort, J., 2019, Pressure-temperature-time paths from the Funeral Mountains, California, reveal Jurassic retroarc underthrusting during early Sevier orogenesis, Geol. Soc. Am. Bull.,
  • Fisher, C., *Bauer, A.M., Luo, Y, Sarkar, C., Hanchar, J., Vervoort, J.D., Tapstere, S., Horstwood, M., and Pearson, D.G., 2020, Laser ablation split-stream analysis of the Sm-Nd and U-Pb isotope compositions of monazite, titanite, and apatite – Improvements, potential reference materials, and application to the Archean Saglek Block gneisses. Chemical Geology, vol. 539, article no., 119493.
  • *Di Fiori, R.V., Long, S.P., Snell, K.E., Fetrow, A., Bonde, J., and Vervoort, J.D., 2020, Syn-contractional deposition of the Cretaceous Newark Canyon Formation, Diamond Mountains, Nevada: Implications for strain partitioning within the U.S. Cordillera: Geosphere.
  • Gray, K.D., Isakson, V.,Schwartz, D., and Vervoort, J.D., 2020, Orogenic link ~41°N–46°N: Collisional mountain building and basin closure in the Cordillera of western North America: Geosphere, v. 16, p. 136-181.
  • Fisher, C., *Bauer, A.M., and Vervoort, J.D., 2020, Disturbances in the Sm–Nd isotope system of the Acasta Gneiss Complex—Implications for the Nd isotopic record of the early Earth. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 530, article no., 115900.
  • Carley, T.L., Miller, C.F., Fisher, C.M., Hanchar, J.M., Vervoort, J.D., Schmitt, A.K., Economos, R.C., Jordan, B.T., Padilla, A.J., Banik, T.J., 2020, Petrogenesis of Silicic Magmas in Iceland through Space and Time: The Isotopic Record Preserved in Zircon and Whole Rocks. Journal of Geology 128, 1-28. [1/1]
  • Cheng, H., Bloch, E.M., Vervoort, J.D., Du, K., and Zhou, Y., 2020, Reconciliation of discrepant U–Pb, Lu–Hf, Sm–Nd, Ar–Ar and U–Th/He dates in an amphibolite from the Cathaysia block in Southern China, Chemical Geology, vol. 175, article 4. DOI: 10.1007/s00410-019-1644-9


  • Jones, R.E., van Keken, P.E., Hauri, E.H., Tucker, J.M., Vervoort, J. and Ballentine, C.J., 2019. Origins of the terrestrial Hf-Nd mantle array: Evidence from a combined geodynamical-geochemical approach. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 518, pp.26-39.
  • *Wang, D., Vervoort., J. D., *Fisher, C. M., Cao, H., and Li, G., 2019, Integrated garnet and zircon-titanite geochronology constrains the evolution of ultra-high pressure terranes: an example from the Sulu orogen. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 37(5), pp.611-631.
  • Schaltegger, U., Nowak, A., Ulianov, A., Fisher, C.M., Gerdes, A., Spikings, R., Whitehouse, M.J., Bindeman, I., Hanchar, J.M., Duff, J. and Vervoort, J.D., 2019. Zircon Petrochronology and 40Ar/39Ar Thermochronology of the Adamello Intrusive Suite, N. Italy: Monitoring the Growth and Decay of an Incrementally Assembled Magmatic System. Journal of Petrology.
  • Kemp, A.I., Whitehouse, M.J. and Vervoort, J.D., 2019. Deciphering the zircon Hf isotope systematics of Eoarchean gneisses from Greenland: Implications for ancient crust-mantle differentiation and Pb isotope controversies. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 250, pp.76-97.
  • *Hammerli, J., Kemp, A.I.S., Shimura, T., Vervoort, J.D., and Dunkley, D.J., 2019, Generation of I-type granitic rocks by melting of heterogeneous lower crust–Comment/Reply, Geology, 47, E456. DOI: 10.1130/G45962Y.1
  • Sauer, K.B., Gordon, S.M., Miller, R.B., Jacobson, C.E., Grove, M., Vervoort, J.D. and Fisher, C.M., 2019. Deep-crustal metasedimentary rocks support Late Cretaceous “Mojave-BC” translation. Geology, 47(2), pp.99-102.
  • Palma, G., Barra, F., Reich, M., Valencia, V., Simon, A.C., Vervoort, J., Leisen, M. and Romero, R., 2019. Halogens, trace element concentrations, and Sr-Nd isotopes in apatite from iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposits in the Chilean iron belt: Evidence for magmatic and hydrothermal stages of mineralization. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 246, pp.515-540.
  • Eddy, M.P., Ibañez-Mejia, M., Burgess, S.D., Coble, M.A., Cordani, U.G., DesOrmeau, J., Gehrels, G.E., Li, X., MacLennan, S., Pecha, M. and Sato, K., 2019. GHR 1 Zircon–A New Eocene Natural Reference Material for Microbeam U-Pb Geochronology and Hf Isotopic Analysis of Zircon. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 43(1), pp.113-132.


  • Johnson, T. A., Vervoort, J. D., Ramsey, M. J., Aleinikoff, J. N., Southworth, S., 2018, Constraints on the timing and duration of orogenic events by combined Lu-Hf and Sm-Nd geochronology: an example from the Grenville orogeny. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
  • *Fisher, C. M., Vervoort, J. D., 2018. Using the magmatic record to constrain the growth of continental crust—The Eoarchean zircon Hf record of Greenland. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 488, 79-91.
  • Ibanez-Mejia, Mauricio & Bloch, Elias & Vervoort, J. (2018). Timescales of collisional metamorphism from Sm-Nd, Lu-Hf and U-Pb thermochronology: A case from the Proterozoic Putumayo Orogen of Amazonia. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 235. 
  • Cheng, H., Vervoort, J. D., Dragovic, B., Wilford, D., & Zhang, L. (2018). Coupled Lu–Hf and Sm–Nd geochronology on a single eclogitic garnet from the Huwan shear zone, China. Chemical Geology, 476, 208-222.
  • *Child, A. W., Moore, B. C., Vervoort, J. D., & Beutel, M. W. (2018). Bioavailability and uptake of smelter emissions in freshwater zooplankton in northeastern Washington, USA lakes using Pb isotope analysis and trace metal concentrations. Environmental Pollution, 238, 348-358.
  • Mulcahy, S. R., Starnes, J. K., Day, H. W., Coble, M. A., & Vervoort, J. D. (2018). Early onset of Franciscan subduction. Tectonics.
  • Sauer, K. B., Gordon, S. M., Miller, R. B., Vervoort, J. D., & Fisher, C. M. (2018). Provenance and metamorphism of the Swakane Gneiss: Implications for incorporation of sediment into the deep levels of the North Cascades continental magmatic arc, Washington. Lithosphere, 10(3), 460-477.
  • Child, A. W., Moore, B. C., Vervoort, J. D., & Beutel, M. W. (2018). Tracking long-distance atmospheric deposition of trace metal emissions from smelters in the upper Columbia River valley using Pb isotope analysis of lake sediments. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(6), 5501-5513.
  • Naidoo, T., Zimmermann, U., Vervoort, J., & Tait, J. (2018). Evidence of early Archean crust in northwest Gondwana, from U–Pb and Hf isotope analysis of detrital zircon, in Ediacaran surpacrustal rocks of northern Spain. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 107(2), 409-429.
  • Banik, T.J., Miller, C.F., Fisher, C.M., Cobble, M., and Vervoort, J.D., 2018, Magmatic-tectonic control on the generation of silicic magmas in Iceland: constraints from Hafnarfjall-Skar›shei›i volcano, Lithos, 318-319, 326-339.


  • Fisher, C. M., Hanchar, J. M., Miller, C. F., Phillips, S., Vervoort, J. D., & Whitehouse, M. J. (2017). Combining Nd isotopes in monazite and Hf isotopes in zircon to understand complex open-system processes in granitic magmas. Geology, 45(3), 267-270. 
  • Kemp, A. I., Vervoort, J. D., Bjorkman, K. E., & Iaccheri, L. M. (2017). Hafnium Isotope Characteristics of Palaeoarchaean Zircon OG 1/OGC from the Owens Gully Diorite, Pilbara Craton, Western Australia. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 41(4), 659-673.
  • Goodge, J. W., Fanning, C. M., Fisher, C. M., & Vervoort, J. D. (2017). Proterozoic crustal evolution of central East Antarctica: Age and isotopic evidence from glacial igneous clasts, and links with Australia and Laurentia. Precambrian Research, 299, 151-176.
  • Bauer, A. M., Fisher, C. M., Vervoort, J. D., & Bowring, S. A. (2017). Coupled zircon Lu–Hf and U–Pb isotopic analyses of the oldest terrestrial crust, the> 4.03 Ga Acasta Gneiss Complex. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 458, 37-48. 
  • Gaschnig, R. M., Vervoort, J. D., Tikoff, B., & Lewis, R. S. (2017). Construction and preservation of batholiths in the northern US Cordillera. Lithosphere, 9(2), 315-324.
  • O’Brien, T. M., Miller, E. L., Pease, V., Hayden, L. A., Fisher, C. M., Hourigan, J. K., & Vervoort, J. D. (2017). Provenance, U-Pb detrital zircon geochronology, Hf isotopic analyses, and Cr-spinel geochemistry of the northeast Yukon-Koyukuk Basin: Implications for interior basin development and sedimentation in Alaska. Bulletin, 130(5-6), 825-847.
  • Sauer, K. B., Gordon, S. M., Miller, R. B., Vervoort, J. D., & Fisher, C. M. (2017). Transfer of metasupracrustal rocks to midcrustal depths in the North Cascades continental magmatic arc, Skagit Gneiss Complex, Washington. Tectonics, 36(12), 3254-3276.
  • Sauer, K. B., Gordon, S. M., Miller, R. B., Vervoort, J. D., & Fisher, C. M. (2017). Evolution of the Jura-Cretaceous North American Cordilleran margin: Insights from detrital-zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopes of sedimentary units of the North Cascades Range, Washington. Geosphere, 13(6), 2094-2118.
  • Bloch, E., Ibañez-Mejia, M., Murray, K., Vervoort, J., & Müntener, O. (2017). Recent crustal foundering in the Northern Volcanic Zone of the Andean arc: Petrological insights from the roots of a modern subduction zone. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 476, 47-58.
  • Yogodzinski, G. M., Kelemen, P. B., Hoernle, K., Brown, S. T., Bindeman, I., Vervoort, J. D., … & Werner, R. (2017). Sr and O isotopes in western Aleutian seafloor lavas: Implications for the source of fluids and trace element character of arc volcanic rocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 475, 169-180.
  • Naidoo, T., Zimmermann, U., Vervoort, J., & Tait, J. (2018). Evidence of early Archean crust in northwest Gondwana, from U–Pb and Hf isotope analysis of detrital zircon, in Ediacaran surpacrustal rocks of northern Spain. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 107(2), 409-429.
  • Braudy, N., Gaschnig, R. M., Wilford, D., Vervoort, J. D., Nelson, C. L., Davidson, C., … & Tikoff, B. (2017). Timing and deformation conditions of the western Idaho shear zone, West Mountain, west-central Idaho. Lithosphere, 9(2), 157-183.
  • Naidoo, T., Zimmermann, U., Vervoort, J., & Tait, J. (2017). The elusive snowball earth: U-Pb zircon ages from the upper diamictite of the Gifberg Group, South Africa. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 129, 307-317.
  • Tikoff, B., Vervoort, J., Hole, J. A., Russo, R., Gaschnig, R., & Fayon, A. (2017). Introduction: EarthScope IDOR project (deformation and magmatic modification of a steep continental margin, western Idaho–eastern Oregon) themed issue. Lithosphere, 9(2), 151-156.
  • Gaschnig, R. M., Macho, A. S., Fayon, A., Schmitz, M., Ware, B. D., Vervoort, J. D., … & Tikoff, B. (2017). Intrusive and depositional constraints on the Cretaceous tectonic history of the southern Blue Mountains, eastern Oregon. Lithosphere, 9(2), 265-282.
  • Elliot, D. H., Larsen, D., Fanning, C. M., Fleming, T. H., & Vervoort, J. D. (2017). The Lower Jurassic Hanson Formation of the Transantarctic Mountains: implications for the Antarctic sector of the Gondwana plate margin. Geological Magazine, 154(4), 777-803.
  • Schmidt, K. L., Lewis, R. S., Vervoort, J. D., Stetson-Lee, T. A., Michels, Z. D., & Tikoff, B. (2017). Tectonic evolution of the Syringa embayment in the central North American Cordilleran accretionary boundary. Lithosphere, 9(2), 184-204.


  • Vervoort, J. D., & Kemp, A. I. (2016). Clarifying the zircon Hf isotope record of crust–mantle evolution. Chemical Geology, 425, 65-75. 
  • Vervoort, J. D., Lewis, R. S., Fisher, C., Gaschnig, R. M., Jansen, A. C., & Brewer, R. (2016). Neoarchean and Paleoproterozoic crystalline basement rocks of north-central Idaho: Constraints on the formation of western Laurentia. Bulletin, 128(1-2), 94-109.
  • Cao, H., Vervoort, J., Wang, D., Li, GX, Neill, O. 2016. Triassic monazite ages and its geological signifi- cance of garnet-mica schist in Fenzishan Group, Jiaobei Massif. Acta Petrologica Sinica. 32, 3800-3816. [0/0]
  • *Bustamante, C., Archanjo, C.J., Cardona, A., and Vervoort, J., 2016, Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous plutonism in the Colombian Andes: A record of long-term arc maturity. Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., 128, 1762-1779. DOI: 10.1130/B31307.1 [0/0]
  • *Laskowski, A.K., Kapp, P., Vervoort, J., and Ding, L., 2016, High-pressure Tethyan Himalaya rocks along the India-Asia suture zone in southern Tibet. Lithosphere, 8, 574-582. DOI: 10.1130/L544.1
  • Elliot, D.H., Larsen, D., Fanning, C.M., Fleming, T.H., and Vervoort, J.D., 2016, The Lower Jurassic Hanson Formation of the Transantarctic Mountains: implications for the Antarctic sector of the Gondwana plate margin. Geological Magazine, Pub. Date 2016/7, 1-27. S0016756816000388.[0/0]
  • Zapata, S., Cardona, A., Jaramillo, C., Valencia, V., and Vervoort, J., 2016, U-Pb LA-ICP-MS geochronology and geochemistry of Jurassic volcanic and plutonic volcanic rocs from the Putumayo region (Southern Columbia): Tectonic setting and regional correlations. Boletin de Geología, 38, 21-38. [2/2]
  • *Stevens, L.M., Baldwin, J.A., Crowley, J.L., *Fisher, C.M., and Vervoort, J.D., 2016, Magmatism as a response to exhumation of the Priest River complex, northern Idaho: Constraints from zircon U-Pb geochronology and Hf isotopes. Lithos. 262, 285-297. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.07.006. [0/0]
  • *Padilla, A.J., Miller, C.F., Carley, T.L., Economos, R.C., Schmitt, A.K., Coble, M.A., Wooden, J.L., *Fisher, C.M., Vervoort, J.D., and Hanchar, J.M., 2016, Elucidating the magmatic history of the Austurhorn silicic intrusive complex (southeast Iceland) using zircon elemental and isotopic geochemistry and geochronology. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. v. 171, article 69. DOI: 10.1007/s00410- 016-1279-z. [0/0]
  • *Aronoff, R.F., Andronicos, C.L., Vervoort, J.D., and *Hunter, R.A., 2016, Redefining the metamorphic history of the oldest rocks in the southern Rocky Mountains. Geol. Soc. America Bulletin. 128, 1207- 1227. DOI: 10.1130/B31455.1. [0/0]
  • Cheng, H., Liu, X.C., Vervoort, J.D., Wilford, D., and Cao, D.D., 2016, Micro-sampling Lu-Hf geochronology reveals episodic garnet growth and multiple high-P metamorphic events. J. Met. Petrology, 34, 363-377. DOI: 10.1111/jmg.12185. [2/2]
  • Naidoo, T., Zimmermann1, U., and Vervoort, J., 2016, Pre-Pampean metasedimentary rocks from the Argentinian Puna: Evidence for the Ediacaran margin of Gondwana or the Arequipa-Antofalla-West Pampeanas block. Jour. S. Amer. Earth Sci., 280, 139-146. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2016.05.009 [0/0]
  • McDowell*, S., Overton, S., Fisher, C.M., Frazier, W., Miller, C., Miller, J. and Economos, R., 2016, Hafnium, oxygen, neodymium, strontium, and lead isotopic constraints on magmatic evolution of the supereruptive southern Black Mountains volcanic center, Arizona, U.S.A.: A combined LASS zircon-whole-rock study, American Mineralogist, 101: 311-327.


  • Cao, H., Cong, Y., Li, G., Xu, C., Vervoort, J., Kylander-Clark, A. 2015. Constrain multistage deformation using garnet Lu-Hf and monazite U-Pb dating: A case study of Tuolemuchang, North Qilian. Acta Petrologica Sinica. 31, 3755-3768. [1/1]
  • Cheng, H., Liu, Y.M., and Vervoort, J.D., 2015. Combined U-Pb, Lu-Hf, Sm-Nd and Ar-Ar multichrono- metric dating on the Bailang eclogite constrains the closure timing of the Paleo-Tethys Ocean in the Lhasa terrane, Tibet. Gondwana Research. 28, 1482-1499. DOI: 10.1016/ [5/6]
  • Kelly, E.D., Hoisch, T.D., Wells, M.L., Vervoort, J.D., and Beyene, M.A. 2015., An Early Cretaceous garnet pressure-temperature path recording synconvergent burial and exhumation from the hinterland of the Sevier orogenic belt, Albion Mountains, Idaho. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 170, 1-22. DOI: 10.1007/s00410-015-1171-2. [1/2]
  • Cruz-Uribe, A.M., Hoisch, T.D., Vervoort, J.D., Wells, M.L., and Mazdab, F.K., 2015., Linking thermody- namic modeling, Lu-Hf geochronology, and trace elements in garnet: New P-T-t paths from the Sevier hinterland. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 33, 763-781. DOI: 10.1111/jmg.12151. [2/5]
  • LaMaskin, T.A., Dorsey, R.J., and Vervoort, J.D, 2015., Westward Growth of Laurentia by Pre-Late Jurassic Terrane Accretion, Eastern Oregon and Western Idaho, United States. Journal of Geology. 123, 233- 267. DOI: 10.1086/681724. [5/5]
  • Kemp, A.I.S., Hickman, A.H., Kirkland, C.L., and Vervoort, J.D., 2015, Hf isotopes in detrital and inherited zircons of the Pilbara Craton provide no evidence for Hadean continents. Precambrian Research. 261, 112-126. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2015.02.011. [9/12]
  • Yogodzinski, G.M., Brown, S.T., Kelemen, P.B., Vervoort, J., Portnyagin, M., Sims, K., Hoernle, K., Hauff, F., 2015, The Role of Subducted Basalt in the Source of Island Arc Magmas: Evidence from Seafloor Lavas of the Western Aleutians. Journal of Petrology, 56, 441-492. DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egv006. [6/9]
  • Yakymchuk, C., Brown, M., Clark, C., Korhonen, F.J., Piccoli, P.M., Siddoway, C.S., Taylor, R.J.M. and Ver- voort, J.D., 2015, in press. Decoding polyphase migmatites using geochronology and phase equilibria modelling. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 33, 203-230. DOI: 10.1111/jmg.12117. [6/8]
  • Cheng, H. and Vervoort, J.D., 2015. Combined geochemistry and geochronology constrains coupled sub- duction of oceanic and continental crust in the Huwan shear zone, central China. American Mineralo- gist. 100, 181-194. DOI: 10.2138/am-2015-4982.
  • Colón, D., Bindeman, I., Ellis, B., Schmitt, A. and Fisher, C., 2015, Isotopically diverse rhyolites coeval with the Columbia River Flood Basalts: evidence for mantle plumes interaction with the continental crust, Terra Nova, 27: 270-276.
  • Colón*, D., Bindeman, I., Ellis, B., Schmitt, A. and Fisher, C.M., 2015, Hydrothermal alteration and melting of the crust during the Columbia River Basalt–Snake River Plain transition and the origin of low-δ O18rhyolites of the central Snake River Plain, Lithos, 224-225: 310-323.


  • *Ibanez-Mejia, M., Gehrels, G.E., Ruiz, J., and Vervoort, J.D., 2014, Small-volume baddeleyite (ZrO2) U-Pb geochronology and Lu-Hf isotope geochemistry by LA-ICP-MS. Techniques and applications. Chemi- cal Geology, 384, 149-167. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.07.011. [3/7]
  • Zapata, S., Cardona, A., Montes, C., Valencia, V., Vervoort, J., Reiners, P., 2014, Provenance of the Eocene Soebi Blanco F ormation, Bonaire, Leeward Antilles: Correlations with post-Eocene tectonic evolution of northern South America. Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 52, 179-193. DOI: 10.1016/j. jsames.2014.02.009. [2/2]
  • Mulcahy, S.R., Vervoort, J.D., and Renne, P.R., 2014, Dating subduction-zone metamorphism with com- bined garnet and lawsonite Lu–Hf geochronology. J. Metamorphic Geol., 32, 515-533. doi:10.1111/ jmg.12092. [4/8]
  • Hoisch, T.D., Wells, M.L., *Beyene, M.A., *Styger, S., and Vervoort, J.D., 2014., Jurassic Barrovian meta- morphism in a western U.S. Cordilleran metamorphic core complex, Funeral Mountains, California. Geology, 42, 399-402. [1/3]
  • *Konstantinou, A., Wirth, K.R., Vervoort, J., Malone, D.H., Davidson, C.. and Craddock, J.P., 2014. Prove- nance of Quartz Arenites of the Early Paleozoic Midcontinent Region, USA. Journal of Petrology, 122, 201-216. 10.1086/675327 [4/5]
  • Fisher, C.M., Vervoort, J., and Hanchar, J., 2014. Guidelines for reporting zircon Hf isotopic data by LA- MC-ICPMS and potential pitfalls in the interpretation of these data. Chem. Geol. 363, 125-133. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.10.019. [18/30]
  • Fisher, C.M., Vervoort, J.D. and DuFrane, S.A., 2014, Accurate Hf isotope determinations of complex zircons using the “laser ablation split stream” method. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15: doi: 10.1002/2013GC004962.
  • Mulcahy, S.R., Roeske, S.M., McClelland, W.C., Ellis, J.R., Jourdan, F., Renne, P.R., Vervoort, J.D., Vujovich, G.I., 2014, Multiple migmatite events and cooling from granulite facies metamorphism within the Famatina arc margin of northwest Argentina. Tectonics, 33, 1-25. DOI: 10.1002/2013TC003398. [1/5]
  • Seligman, A., Bindeman, I., McClaughry, J. and Fisher, C.M.,2014, The earliest low and high δO18caldera-forming eruptions of the Yellowstone plume: implications for the 30-40 Ma Oregon Calderas and speculations on plume-triggered delaminations, Frontiers in Earth Science, November 28, 2014, doi: 10.3389/feart.2014.00034


  • Konstantinou, A., Valley, J., Strickland, A., Miller, E., *Fisher, C.M., Vervoort, J., and Wooden, J., 2013. Geochemistry and geochronology of the Jim Sage volcanic suite, southern Idaho: Implications for Snake River Plain magmatism and its role in the history of Basin and Range extension. Geosphere. 6, 1681-1703. DOI: 10.1130/GES00948.1 [1/6]
  • Craddock, J.P., Rainbird, R.H., Davis, W.J., Davidson, C., Vervoort, J.D., *Konstantinou, A ., Boerboom, T., *Vorhies, S., *Kerber, L., *Lundquist, B., 2013, Detrital Zircon Geochronology and Provenance of the Paleoproterozoic Huron (similar to 2.4-2.2 Ga) and Animikie (similar to 2.2-1.8 Ga) Basins, Southern Superior Province. Journal of Geology. 121, 623-644. DOI: 10.1086/668635. [1/4]
  • *Konstantinou, A., Strickland, A., Miller, E., Vervoort, J., *Fisher, C.M., Wooden, J., Valley, J., 2013. Syn- extensional magmatism leading to crustal flow in the Albion-Raft River-Grouse Creek metamorphic core complex, northeastern Basin and Range. Tectonics. 32, 1384-1403. DOI: 10.1002/tect.20085. [1/7]
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  • Cheng, H., *Zhang, C., Vervoort, J.D., Honghua, L., Wang, C., and Cao, D., 2012. Zircon U–Pb and garnet Lu–Hf geochronology of eclogites from the Lhasa Block, Tibet. Lithos. 155, 341-359. doi. org/10.1016/j.lithos.2012.09.011.
  • *Yesavage, T., Fantle, M.S., Vervoort, J., Mathur, R., Jin, L., Liermann, L. and Brantley, S.L.,2012, Fe cycling in the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory, Pennsylvania: An analysis of microbiology, chemical weathering, and Fe isotope fractionation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 99, 18-38. doi. org/10.1016/j.gca.2012.09.029. [6/20]
  • Cardona, A., Montes, C., Ayala, C., Bustamante, C., Hoyos, N., Montenegro, O., Ojeda, C., Nino, H., Ramirez, V., Valencia, V., Rincon, D., Vervoort, J., and Zapata, S., 2012., From arc-continent collision  to continuous convergence, clues from Paleogene conglomerates along the southern Caribbean-South America plate boundary. Tectonophysics. 580, 58-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2012.08.039. [1/4]
  • Brown, S.R., Gibson, H.D., Andrews, G.D.M, Thorkelson, D.J., Marshall, D.D., Vervoort, J. and Rayner  N., 2012., New constraints on Eocene extension within the Canadian Cordillera and identification of Phanerozoic protoliths for footwall gneisses of the Okanagan Valley shear zone. Lithosphere, v. 4, no. 6, p. 354-377. DOI: 10.1130/L199.1 [2/7]
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  • Dahlquist, J.A., Rapela, C.W., Pankhurst, R.J., Fanning, C.M., Vervoort, J.D., Hart, G., Baldo, E.G., Murra, J.A., Alasino, P.H., Colombo, F., 2012, Age and Magmatic Evolution of the Famatinian Granitic Rocks of the Sierra de Ancasti, Sierras Pampeanas, NW, Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sci- ences. 34, 10-25. doi:10.1016/j.jsames.2011.07.006. [2/7]
  • Wells, M.L., Hoisch, T.D., *Cruz-Uribe, A.M., and Vervoort, J.D., 2012, Geodynamics of synconvergent extension and tectonic mode switching: constraints from the Sevier orogen. Tectonics, 31, TC1002, doi:10.1029/2011TC002913. [4/23]


  • Alvarez, J., Mpodozis, C., Arriagada, C., Astini, R., Morata, D., Salazar, E., Valencia, V.A., and Vervoort, J.D., 2011, Detrital zircons from late Paleozoic accretionary complexes in north-central Chile (28 degrees-32 degrees S): Possible fingerprints of the Chilenia terrane. Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 32, 460-476. doi: 10.1016/j.jsames.2011.06.002. [7/16]
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  • Yogodzinski, G.M., Vervoort, J.D., *Brown, S.T., and, *Gerseny, M.G., 2010, Subduction Controls of Hf and Nd Isotopes in Lavas of the Aleutian Island Arc. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 300, p. 226- 238. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.09.035. [2/17]
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  • *Wolf, D.E., Andronicos, C.L., Vervoort, J.D., Mansfield, M.R., and Chardon, D., 2010, Application of Lu- Hf garnet dating to unravel the relationships between deformation, metamorphism and plutonism: An example from the Prince Rupert area, British Columbia. Tectonophysics, v. 485, p. 62–77. DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2009.11.020. [1/6]
  • Bahlburg, H., Vervoort, J., *DuFrane, S.A., Bock, B., and Augustsson, C., 2010, Plate tectonic significance of middle Cambrian and Ordovician siliciclastic rocks of the Bavarian Facies, Armorican Terrane As- semblage, Germany – U-Pb and Hf isotope evidence of detrital zircons. Gondwana Research 17, nos 2-4, 223–235. doi:10.1016/ [3/32]
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